Position title: Community Advocate Education

Hours: Mon.-Fri. 8:30am-4:30pm (some nights and weekends required)

Location: Float position (Cambridge, Chisago City, and Mora)

Organization Summary
Family Pathways is a non-profit organization founded in 1978. The Family Pathways service territory includes East Central Minnesota and Polk, County, Wisconsin.  There are four program areas: Food Shelves, Youth Services, Senior Services, and The Refuge Network.  Family Pathways is anchored by the enterprise operation of nine Thrift Stores which help provide funds for the program areas. Family Pathways mission is to work with communities to develop supportive, caring relationships helping people meet their basic needs

The Refuge Network (a program of Family Pathways) is a multi community organization whose primary mission is to provide supportive services for perople who are currently involved in or have been in an abusive relationship.  The Refuge Network believes that no one deserves to be abused and therefore seeks ways to end domestic violence.

Major Responsibilities
The Community  Advocate will work in the Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Advocacy Program that provides direct services including criminal and civil court advocacy, crisis intervention, support group facilitation, and hospital advocacy as well as trainings and community education.

College degree is preferred. Must be able to commit to an on call rotation, must have valid driver’s license, valid car insurance and clean driving record.

Experience and attributes
Experience providing advocacy, excellent communication and listening skills, ability to problem solve and multi task, works well independently and with others, can adapt to change on a daily basis, works well under pressure, comfortable with public speaking.

$12.50 - $14.00 per hour, depending on qualifications

How to apply?

Email resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Or mail to Family Pathways-The Refuge Network, 6413 Oak Street, North Branch, MN  55056. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.